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'A History of Captain Edward Samuel Underhill' of the 8th Loyal North Lancs. Regiment, K.I.A. 12/10/1916, Privately Published in 1924 Book by Sydney Milledge. BO 984 - BO 984
This is a rare chance to purchase a scarce hardback book in pristine condition, 'A History of Captain Edward Samuel Underhill' of the 8th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, K.I.A. 12/10/1916, Privately Published in 1924 Book by Sydney Milledge. The book was privately published by his family and is a truly fascinating record of Captain Underhill's short time in the War. The book has a very nice unmarked dark maroon hardback and is fully illustrated with fold out coloured maps, black and white plates and family photographs. The book was edited by Rev. Sydney Milledge. The book measures 10 1/2" x 10 1/4" and consists of 155 pages, it was published by Eden Fisher Co Ltd, 95 Fenchurch Street, London. The book has been edited, in part from letters and diaries of 'Ted Underhill' and as such is frank and simple, but moving record of his life and experiences in the War. The price includes Uk delivery.
225.00

'The 32nd Division in the World War 1917-1919' Book by The Joint War History Commissions of Michigan & Wisconsin. BO 982 - BO 982
A hardback copy of this scarce book 'The 32nd Division in the World War 1917-1919' by The Joint War History Commissions of Michigan & Wisconsin. The book is a linen covered hardback, published in 1920 by the Wisconsin Printing Company, Milwaukee. The book covers the birth of the Division, the '32nd Division in France', 'First on German Soil', and much more. It is fully illustrated with black and white prints, sketches and maps. It consists of 318 pages and measures 11" x 8". It is in very good condition and free of damage. The price includes Uk delivery.
95.00

'Always A Fusilier The War History of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 1939-45' First Edition 1949 dated Book by C. Northcote Parkinson. BO 981 - BO 981
An original First Edition, 1949 dated copy of 'Always A Fusilier The War History of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 1939-45' Book by C. Northcote Parkinson. The Royal Fusiliers, the 7th Regiment of the line, raised in 1685, have as their second title 'City of London Regiment'. Formed at the Tower of London, to which their depot has now returned , this is essentially London's own regiment. The Fusiliers achievements in WW2 are therefore a matter of interest to all Londoner's. The book retains it's original loose leave cover and is in good condition. It has chapters on the 'reorganisation between the wars', 'The Defence of Britain', 'The Middle East & Syria', 'The Western Desert' 'North West Africa', 'Salerno to Anzio', 'Monte Casino' and much more. It has 24 illustrations and 12 maps. It consists of 320 pages and measures 9" x 6". The price includes UK delivery.
75.00

A Original Copy of 'Gas The Story Of The Special Brigade' Book by Major General C.H. Foulkes. BO 980 - BO 980
A original copy of 'Gas The Story Of The Special Brigade' hardback book by Major General C.H. Foulkes and published by William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. Edinburgh and London dated 1934. The book was written by the author to put on record the history of the 'Special Brigade', the secret unit which Sir John French raised in June 1915 to carry out gas operations against the Germans in retaliation for their introduction of this horror of modern war. The book covers the history of the introduction of 'Gas Warfare' including 'The first German Gas Attack', Early Experimental Work', Formation of the Special Companies', 'The Battle of Loos', 'The Battle of the Somme' and much more. It has 20 illustrations, seven fold out maps and 2 fold out graphs. The book consists of 361 pages. The book is in very good condition having just a small cut to the spine. The price includes UK delivery.
95.00

A 1901 Dated copy of 'Oxfordshire Light Infantry in South Africa 1900-01' Hardback Book BO 979 - BO 979
A 1901 Dated copy of 'Oxfordshire Light Infantry in South Africa 1900-01' hardback book, edited by Lieut-Colonel A.Mockler-Ferryman and published by Eyre and Spottiswoode. The book has a slightly twisted spine and shows signs of use but all the pages and maps are present in this scarce copy of the book. It was compiled from letters and journals of Officers of the Regiment and from other sources. It can best be described as a 'fly on the wall' tale told by those members of the regiment whom were directly involved. The photographs in the book of Africa were taken by Regimental officers. The book has chapters on 'Aldershot to Cape Town', 'Thebus and Modder River', 'The Invasion of the Orange Free State', and much more. It has numerous fold out maps, and a number of black and white plates. The book consists of 314 pages and measures 9" x 6". The price includes UK delivery.
65.00

1st Edition 1951 Dated Copy of 'The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers In The Second World War 1939-45' Book by Sir Frank Fox OBE. BO 978 - BO 978
An Original 1st Edition 1951 copy of 'The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers In The Second World War 1939-45' Book by Sir Frank Fox OBE. Published by Gale & Polden Ltd. Aldershot in 1951. The book is a hardback with it's original loose leaf dust cover. The book is a record of the Second World War, paying particular attention to the great services given by the Iniskillings and their role in making victory possible. The book is illustrated with black and white and colour plates and a pull out map. It consists of 199 pages and measures 9" x 6". It is in very good undamaged condition. The price includes UK delivery.
75.00

'The Earl Of Chester's Regiment of Yeomanry Cavalry 1797-1897' Book. BO 977 - BO 977
'The Earl Of Chester's Regiment of Yeomanry Cavalry 1797-1897' hardback book published privately at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh in 1898. The book has been compiled from documents preserved by it's first Colonel and stored at Tabley House, Knutsford and made available by the Honourable Lady Leighton. This is a full account of the Regiment between the dates. The book is fully illustrated with plates and extracts. The book has a linen covered hardback and measures 10 1/4" x 8", it consists of 312 pages. The book is in very good condition. The price includes UK delivery.
125.00

'The Fifteenth Scottish Division 1939-1945' Book by Lt General H.G. Martin. BO 975 - BO 975
An original copy of 'The Fifteenth Scottish Division 1939-1945' book by Lt.-General H.G. Martin dated 1948 and printed by William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. Edinburgh & London. The book is a full history between the years 1939-1945 of the Division, which played a gallant part in the campaign in North-West Europe. Landing soon after D-Day, their arrival delayed by high winds they went straight to battle near Caen. They had many memorable battles, one in particular, the break out at Caumont. This large hardback book is packed with black and white plates and pull out coloured maps, all of which are present. This is a definitive history between the years of the Division. It consists of 383 pages and measures 10" x 8", the price includes UK delivery.
55.00

'The 43rd Wessex Division At War 1944-1945' book by Major General Essame. BO 974 - BO 974
An original copy of 'The 43rd Wessex Division At War 1944-1945' book by Major General H. Essame published by William Clowes & Sons Ltd. Little New Street, London dated 1952. The book is a story of the 43rd (Wessex) Division and the author wrote it primarily for the benefit of those who fought with it during the campaign in North West Europe. The book has chapters on 'The Battle of the Odon', 'Hill 112', The Advance to Mont Pincon', The Advance to the Noireau', The crossing of the Seine' and much more. It is fully illustrated with black and white plates and pull out maps. The book consists of 292 pages, it is hardback and measures 9 1/2" x 6". The price includes UK delivery.
75.00

2 x Volumes 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' The First Battalion & The Second Battalion By Rudyard Kipling. BO 972 - BO 972
2 x Volumes of 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' The First Battalion & The Second Battalion by Rudyard Kipling, His Forgotten Masterpiece. The two volumes are hardback with loose leaf covers. The first volume 'The First Battalion' published in 1997 by Midas Printing Company was originally published in 1923. These two volumes are a military and literary masterpiece, he was driven to write them, based on war diaries, private records and interviews after his son, John Kipling was killed whilst serving in the Irish Guards in the battle of Loos 1915. Both volumes are in excellent condition and are illustrated throughout with black and white plates. The first is 320 pages and the second 223 pages. Both books measure 10" x 7". The price includes Uk delivery
125.00
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